misbelief

[ mis-bi-leef ]
/ ˌmɪs bɪˈlif /

noun

erroneous belief; false opinion.
erroneous or unorthodox religious belief.

Origin of misbelief

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at mis-1, belief

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misbelief

disbelief misbelief unbelief
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British Dictionary definitions for misbelief

misbelief
/ (ˌmɪsbɪˈliːf) /

noun

a false or unorthodox belief
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